“I was a victim of domestic violence in the seventies. I was hit in the head with a monkey wrench twice, and stomped several times in my back by my husband because I wanted to leave the marriage. I was hospitalized for three days and had to have a police escort from the hospital to
The top female volunteer award, the Rev. Alpha Henson Award, was presented to Rhonda Williams, who worked diligently along with her husband, Bill for the many years he served as the Director in the North State area. The top male volunteer award, the Rev. Jim Gardiner Award, was presented to three men this year. (We are so blessed!) Jeff Helm
My name is Tara Hernandez. In the beginning of March 2015 I decided to try and volunteer at Twin Rivers Crisis Center in Yuba City as part of my requirement for a certificate in drug and alcohol counseling. Having been through another program myself, I really knew very little about Teen Challenge. I was offered
God is so amazing when we allow Him to do His work in us. I was a missionary serving in Ukraine for seven years. I had planned on continuing that ministry, but God had a different plan. He brought me back to the States before I was ready. It was a very sad time for me.
My name is Diane and I consider myself very blessed to be associated with Teen Challenge. I have lived in Roseville for over 35 years and work part-time with my husband, Greg who is a realtor with Coldwell Banker. We have raised two boys and are now empty-nesters. Greg has been a supporter of Teen
To me, volunteering at Teen Challenge is partnering with God for the restoration of people He deeply loves. I get the opportunity to remind people of how loved they are and to see them blossom and be transformed in a loving, godly, and encouraging environment. I am always amazed by the difference in a student
My name is Delia. I have been married for 18 years, to my wonderful husband Richard. We have two beautiful daughters. Leila is 25 and Lita is 16. I have lived in Sacramento for 27 years. I am a hairstylist at a salon in Carmichael and I volunteer cutting hair every other Monday at the